A large earthquake has hit near Vanuatu.
The US Geological Survey has reported the quake was centred 85km north west of of Isangel. It had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4.
Prelim M6.4 earthquake Vanuatu Sep-20 20:09 UTC, updates https://t.co/4JjLXnSBwS
— USGS Big Quakes (@USGSBigQuakes) September 20, 2017
In a post a short time ago, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was not expected.
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